The Bismarck Library Foundation, Inc. was established in 1975 to support the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library. Our mission is to enrich publicly-funded Library services by raising private funds to enhance collections, resources and facilities.
Raised more than $460,000 to construct a new Teen Center in 2016.
Spearheaded the $643,000 Children's Library Renovation, completed in 2009
Raised the funds to construct library coffee shop in 2007
Established Endowment Fund, which has grown to over $1.24 million since 2001
Raised over $300,000 to complete the new building in the late 1980s
Makes annual contributions for children's and teen programming, books, computer equipment and much more